Happy Easter

I pray that your Easter is a blessed time with family and friends.  And I also appreciate the men and women who are working today, and taking care of our safety and medical needs.  My daughter and son-in-law are both working as nurses today, so I’m particularly mindful of those who make sacrifices on holidays. We made this special Ghirardelli treat holder at my club class last month.  The photos don’t do it justice.  I…

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Easter Baskets

HAPPY EASTER!   I should have posted this idea a long time ago…….but maybe it will inspire someone “last minute”.  Or you can save it for next year.   We made these at our club class last month, and they turned out SO cute!  I found these chocolate carrots and large pastel eggs at Wal-Mart.  They were perfect for our spring Stampin’ Up! colors.  I pray that you and your family have a very special Easter weekend!…

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Epic Celebrations Card

What a fun addition to my stamp collection!  This stamp set is so cute for the teenagers, and more masculine looking cards.  However, my little girl owns a few pair of converse in fun colors, so you can certainly make girl-y cards, too!  Pinterest is FULL of fun samples, and this was one that I found and copied.  We made this card at March’s stamp club.  If you’re looking for a group of women to…

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Sale-A-Bration is almost over!

Sale-A-Bration is coming to a close!  If there is anything you’d like to get, you have until Saturday to do it.  There are SO many options.  Stampin’ Up! has continued to add more choices, so make sure you visit my website and place your online order.  Click on my SHOP NOW button to the right to place your order.  The Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper has been a huge hit!  You can sponge it, brayer…

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Painted Harvest Thankful Card

This is the third and final project we completed at my club class in September.  I just realized that I hadn’t posted it.  The original idea came from Jenny Hall (found on Pinterest).  I have thoroughly enjoyed the items that I’ve stamped using the Painted Harvest bundle.  This stamp set has received lots of love and attention from demonstrators around the world.  Every time you stamp it, it looks a little different, thanks to the…

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Masculine Friend Card

Good masculine cards are hard to come by!  And when I saw this one that Connie made, I knew I wanted to CASE it.  Special thanks to Connie for always posting the greatest projects!  At first glance, you may just think this card is created with one piece of Stampin’ Up!’s awesome wood-grain paper…….but look again.  It is actually made with 1″ strips that are cut, sponged for shading, and then attached to cardstock on…

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Thanks A Latte Card

My Stamp Club started back up for the school year last week and we enjoyed stamping with new products!  The Coffee Cafe Suite is one of my all-time favorites, and I can’t wait to use it over and over again!  The coordinating Designer Series Paper makes creating even more fun…….and the color scheme automatically makes you think of “Starbucks”.  I don’t think it’s pure coincidence!  Doesn’t this make you just want to get in the…

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Watercolor Happy Birthday Card

Tonight’s class features five watercoloring cards.  I’m so excited to teach my customers more about this technique and allow them to be “artists” for the evening.  I can’t wait to see how everyone’s cards turn out, because when you watercolor,  no two cards are ever identical!  You can even “mess up” your card when you are watercoloring, and no one will ever know!  I really enjoy the freedom of using the Aqua Painters and letting…

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Happy Birthday Gorgeous Card

How about some glitz and glamour in a birthday card?  I have already used this “Happy Birthday” Thinlit from Stampin’ Up! more times than I can count!  I’m digging the font, and the size!  It fills up my card so nicely and it can even stand alone if you don’t want alot of fuss on your card.  This time I went for the Gold Glitter Paper and used the NEW Sizzix Adhesive Sheets.  These are…

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Beautiful Bouquet Anniversary Card

I’ve enjoyed a small amount of creative time using new stamp sets, new colors, and new accessories from Stampin’ Up!  It’s always an exciting time of year when the new goodies start arriving!  This is the first of 3 cards for my June Stamp Club.  It’s no surprise that I’m drawn to all of the new shades of pink…….my favorite color!  And who can resist a new floral stamp set?  But what I was REALLY…

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